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Report Watch Vol. III: State Control of Online Content

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 11:02:02 EDT

Christopher Zheng is an intern and Alex Grigsby is the assistant director of the Digital and(image)






Why Beijing Fails to Fight Human Trafficking

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 10:48:21 EDT

The latest U.S.(image)



Women Around the World: This Week

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 17:12:54 EDT

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news relat(image)



The NLD-Led Government in Myanmar Looks Eerily Familiar on Press Freedom

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 11:44:34 EDT

The National League for Democracy (NL(image)



Women Around the World: This Week

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:25:35 EDT

South Korea appoints female foreign minister(image)



U.S. and UK Revoke Visas for Nigerian Officers Connected to Human Rights Abuses

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:53:42 EDT

A special Nigeria Army Board of Inquiry focusing on alleged human rights abuses(image)



Germany’s Misguided Social Media Law Is a Minefield for U.S. Tech

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:49:30 EDT

Mirko Hohmann is a Project Manager and Alexander Pirang is a non-resident Fellow with the(image)



Data for Development: The Case for Information, Not Just Data

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:36:05 EDT

When it comes to development, more data is often better—but in the quest for more data, we can of(image)



Risks and Opportunities for the World’s Refugee Women

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:56:46 EDT

Shorash is twenty-three years old.(image)



Trump Si, Castro No

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 09:41:29 EDT

Congratulations to President Trump for a serious (though not total) reversal of the terrible Obam(image)



Don’t Let the Russia-Trump Investigation Distract From U.S. Intelligence Reform

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 10:49:14 EDT

Lost amidst the news about former FBI Director Jim Comey’s high-profile testimony last week was t(image)



Norwegian Refugee Council Highlights Neglected Crises

Fri, 02 Jun 2017 10:29:21 EDT

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), a highly respected, independent non-governmental organizatio(image)



The Danger Grows in Bahrain

Thu, 01 Jun 2017 07:12:16 EDT

The government of Bahrain has just shut down the main secular opposition group in the country, th(image)



What Would Trump Do if There Were Another Tiananmen Incident?

Wed, 31 May 2017 10:51:25 EDT

Margaret K.(image)



Manuel Noriega, 1934-2017

Tue, 30 May 2017 11:25:03 EDT

Manuel Noriega died over the weekend, and therein lie many tales.(image)



Internally Displaced Continue to Grow in 2016

Wed, 24 May 2017 12:23:17 EDT

The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) and the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) have(image)



The President’s Immigration Executive Order: What’s Gender Got to Do With It?

Tue, 23 May 2017 17:21:17 EDT

Earlier this month, I hosted a CFR roundtable with Becca Heller, d(image)



Women Around the World: This Week

Fri, 19 May 2017 11:14:28 EDT

Welcome to "Women Around the World: This Week," a series that highlights noteworthy news rela(image)



Women Around the World: This Week

Tue, 16 May 2017 10:20:06 EDT

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Sex Trafficking and the Refugee Crisis: Exploiting the Vulnerable

Mon, 15 May 2017 22:06:15 EDT

Caroline O’Leary is an intern in the Ce(image)



Video: Why Child Marriage Persists

Thu, 11 May 2017 12:54:25 EDT

This video is part of the Council on Foreign Relations' "Child Marriage" InfoGuide Presentation: (image)



Southeast Asia: Heading Backwards on Freedoms

Mon, 08 May 2017 16:05:25 EDT

The thirtieth ASEAN Summit, held two weekends ago, and this year’s fiftieth anniversary of the As(image)



Thailand Cracks Down Even Harder on the Media

Fri, 05 May 2017 15:09:02 EDT

Since the coup in 2014, Thailand’s climate of free speech, already previously threatened by lèse(image)



Video: The Humanitarian Crisis in the Eastern Congo

Wed, 03 May 2017 14:26:50 EDT

The eastern Congo, the site of the deadliest conflict since World War II, has been ravaged by bot(image)



Aung San Suu Kyi’s “Rule,” One Year In

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:30:16 EDT

Roughly one year after Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy (NLD) party took co(image)






Podcast: Human Rights in the Shadows of Authoritarianism

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:34:47 EDT

Who and what define a human right?(image)



Myanmar–China Pipeline, Malaysian Disappearances, Japan’s Population Problem, and More

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 16:27:01 EDT

Rachel Brown, Sherry Cho, Larry Hong, Gabriella Meltzer, and Gabriel Walker look at five stor(image)



Women Around the World: This Week

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 15:26:35 EDT

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news rela(image)






Ronald Reagan, Deane Hinton, and "Fake News" in The New York Times

Sat, 01 Apr 2017 10:43:09 EDT

The term "fake news" is no doubt over-used these days, but there is such a thing.(image)



UN Peacekeeping: A New Leader for the Blue Helmets

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:19:47 EDT

The following is a guest post by(image)



Women Around the World: This Week

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:27:02 EDT

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news rela(image)



Opening Doors for Refugee Women

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:25:42 EDT

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new(image)



Preventing Peacekeeper Abuse Through Equal Opportunity Peacekeeping

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 14:23:25 EDT

Voices from the Field features contributions from scholars and practitioners highlighting new(image)



Women Around the World: This Week

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 12:55:29 EDT

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news rela(image)



The Futility of Force in Yemen

Mon, 13 Mar 2017 13:42:52 EDT

U.S. President Donald J.(image)



Facebook Live: International Women’s Day

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 13:48:27 EST

To commemorate International Women’s Day, I sat down with my friend and colleague(image)



Samsung Scandal, Islamic State and China, Philippine HIV, and More

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 17:23:57 EST

Rachel Brown, Sherry Cho, Larry Hong, and Gabriel Walker look at five stories from Asia this(image)



Dangers Multiply for Human Rights in Cyberspace as RightsCon Approaches

Thu, 02 Mar 2017 11:00:23 EST

RightsCon takes place later this month in(image)



Women Around the World: This Week

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:37:53 EST

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news rela(image)



Arrests in the Death of U Ko Ni

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:26:56 EST

The apparent assassination of an advisor to de facto Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi outside Yang(image)



Women Around the World: This Week

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 16:56:38 EST

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news rela(image)



The Legal Fight Over Trump’s Authority

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 13:27:36 EST

President Donald J.(image)



How Does the U.S. Refugee System Work?

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 13:39:41 EST

Introduction The United States has long accepted refugees fleeing persecution or war.(image)



Trump and Chinese Investment, Pakistan’s Missiles, Indian Lychee Illness, and More

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 18:07:41 EST

Rachel Brown, Sherry Cho, Lorand Laskai, Gabriella Meltzer, and Gabriel Walker look at five s(image)



How Trump’s Executive Order Harms Women Refugees

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 14:22:52 EST

In the midst of the uproar over President Trump’s executive order (EO), entitled “(image)



U.S. and International Policy to Protect Refugees: A Timeline

Wed, 01 Feb 2017 17:18:35 EST

The Trump Administration’s executive order on immigration indefinitely bars Syrian refugees from(image)